Bridge Between Cultures


Musée du Quai Branly-Jacques ChiracCrossing over the Debilly footbridge in Paris, Pont de l’ Alma on the left, Seine river flowing underneath towards the right, the Musée du Quai Branly-Jacques Chirac is perceived just beyond. The long name doesn’t reveal what Continue reading

Welcome to Holland in France

holland in france illustration by Elisa Palluau

Neurodiversity runs in our family. That is to say, some of us are neurotypical, others are not, although which is which isn’t always clear. Another complexity: we are a multicultural family. My husband is French, I am Mexican-American, and our French-born children have lived equally as long in Europe as the United States. I have often been asked to describe my experience of raising a child with a disability in France. Continue reading